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VP, Treasury at Affirm (Remote)

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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

We’re looking for a smart, driven individual to lead our Treasury functions. You will have an outstanding opportunity to work cross-functionally and use quantitative insights to drive better decision-making across the whole organization. Treasury is responsible for all elements of Affirm cash, funding, and risk management, including ensuring adequate liquidity to meet Affirm’s operational and strategic goals. The ideal candidate will not only have the technical skills to support their recommendations, but also strong communication  to collaborate with various partners.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Lead all Treasury functions across US and International markets
  • Responsible for all elements of Affirm cash, funding, and risk management, including ensuring adequate liquidity to meet Affirm’s operational and strategic goals, establishing robust funding and liquidity plans, ensuring accurate governance and controls, and performing reconciliation activities with external partners - e.g., Accounting and Strategic Finance teams (aka - Financial, Planning & Analysis)
  • Work cross functionally with Capital Markets, Technology Engineering and Product Management, Credit Analytics, Internal Audit, and Strategic Finance teams
  • Partner with relevant stakeholders to develop annual budget
  • Optimize funding and liquidity decisions
  • Primary business owner for development  and implementation of daily cash reconciliation solutions and other bank engineering tools as well as controls
  • Build and maintain knowledge of regulatory issues related to interest rate and foreign exchange risk, capital and liquidity management
  • Conduct research on and stay abreast of new regulations and their impact on prospective firm initiatives
  • Partner in the development of new products and advise on regulatory implications
  • Develop analytical reporting framework for senior management, business partners, and regulators
  • Prepare materials and lead internal risk management committee meetings e.g., ALCO etc.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

    • 8+ years of financial services experience in Treasury or related financial function
    • 10 years total experience BA/BS required; CFA or similar certifications are a plus
    • Experience at lending institution(s) is a plus
    • Collaborative People Leader with successful track-record leading a dynamic team
    • Strong financial modeling experience, including framework development, documentation, validation, governance, integration, automation and metric creation
    • Demonstrable experience establishing robust Treasury processes and systems 
    • Flexibility with changing requirements in an evolving and fast-paced environment
    • Comfort working with engineers and technical partners across the organization
    • Knowledge of structured finance and broader secured financing products; familiarity with secured financing transactions
    • Experience with interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange risk management, reporting, stress testing, and collateral requirements
    • Knowledge and/or experience should include: asset liability management, interest rate risk, SNL
    • Excellent communication and formal presentation skills
    • If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling passionate about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.

Location - Remote U.S.

The majority of our roles can be located anywhere in the U.S. (exclusive of the U.S. Territories) and Canada (with the exception of Quebec).

 #LI-Remote

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2020 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

Attracting great people starts by finding talent in different places. That's why we built remote work into the DNA of how we do business—but if an office space is more your style, we have offices in Chicago, New York City, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Toronto.

Affirm’s benefits are made for you. Spending wallets provide access to food, lifestyle, technology, and family planning wallets for your expenses. If your role is remote, you can set up shop anywhere in your home country. Generous time off enables you to take the time you need when life happens. Health benefits that include vision, dental, and mental health programs. We have a simple, flexible and transparent remote-first compensation structure so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family. Our parental leave policy includes 18 weeks’ paid leave for birth and non-birth parents, and a 4-week return-to-work transition program, at full base pay. We also offer 24 company-wide paid days off (on top of our generous time off policy) which help our teams collectively pause to recharge.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting causes in our communities. In Chicago, Affirm partners with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pushing the envelope together: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in 2020

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the cultural fabric of Affirm. We’re dedicated to making improvements and sharing our learnings with the broader community. While we’re proud of our progress, we recognize the work still needed to be done. People Come First is not just a value at Affirm, it drives the work we do everyday and we look forward to continuing the work around us.

View Affirm's 2020 U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

An Insider's view of Affirm

What's something quirky about your company?

1 - In the early days, the sales team would strike a loud gong whenever they signed a deal, our engineering release emails for new features paled in comparison. One day an engineer brought in his tuba and in that moment, the deploy tuba was born, thoroughly one-upping the sales-gong. Now, several years later, tuba emojis are a company staple.

Sam

Senior Staff Software Engineer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

The integrations team interacts with many other teams across GTM, Ops, and Engineering. It's one of the best parts of being on this team because it makes the work we do varied and interesting. I'm most excited about working with those teams to define the right amount of process and ownership so that we are as productive as possible.

Yoav

Manager, Strategic Integrations

How does the company support your career growth?

One of the greatest things about working at Affirm is that everyone around you is invested in helping you to learn and grow. I have been so impressed by the support and encouragement I have received from everyone across the company in taking on new projects and exploring different areas of the business outside of my day to day.

Elizabeth

Account Executive

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